The History Department of Rutgers University invites graduate students to submit proposals for individual papers to be presented at the 30th annual Warren I. Susman Graduate Student Conference on April 5, 2008.
The Susman conference has a long-standing tradition of bringing together history graduate students from all over the country. The goal of this conference is to provide an opportunity for students to gain experience presenting their work and to receive feedback from peers. Limited travel grants will be available for students who do not receive financial support from their departments.
Seeking proposals on any historical topic or period. Interdisciplinary work is welcome.
Suggested sub-themes for the consideration of contributors:
History of Religion
Women and Gender
Cultural and Social history
Modernity and Modernization
Technology, Science and Medicine
Urban and Rural History
Empire and Colonialism
Race and Ethnicity
Proposals should include a 300 words paper abstract and a short CV, indicating your fields of academic interests. Please indicate whether your presentation requires special equipment (projector, AV)
The deadline for submissions is January 10, 2008.
Proposals should be emailed as an attachment to:
For more information contact:
Dina Fainberg: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tal Zalmanovich: email@example.com
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